Letter to Donors

Dear Friends,

At the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation, we work diligently to turn ideas into reality. We partner with donors, civic leaders and nonprofit organizations to enhance and improve our communities through charitable giving. Together, we are transforming Winnebago County, Waushara County, Green Lake County and Ripon – from here, to there. (Read More)

  Taking Roots Fund raises $350,000 for community beautification

When thousands of local residents said they wanted to live in a community with more trees and green space, the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation decided to take action. (Read More)

  Woman volunteers at Oshkosh Area Community Pantry to give back to the community

A senior living on social security, Virginia did her best to make ends meet on a limited income. But after paying her bills, she often had little or no money for food. As the primary caretaker for her ailing mother, Virginia had to find a way to supplement her income - or choose between paying the rent or buying groceries. (Read More)

  Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services provides support to families experiencing domestic abuse

After completing a master's degree to become a nurse practitioner, Stacy moved to Winnebago County with her husband and young daughter. She was excited for a new job and their new life - until her husband started hitting her. (Read More)

  Nick Jensen convinces anonymous donor to make a $48,000 contribution to the Woman's Fund of the Community Foundation

So when his client wanted to make an anonymous gift to the
Women's Fund of the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation, he knew that confidentiality was of the utmost importance. (Read More)

  First Congregational Church establishes a charitable endowment fund with the Community Foundation

As co-pastors at First Congregational Church of Oshkosh, Ralph and Carol are humbled by the generosity of their congregation. (Read More)

  Green Lake County/Ripon Community Foundation provides over $19,000 in grants to support children's programming at Thrasher Opera House since 2008

Twelve-year-old Jack loves the theater.

"Acting is so much fun," he says. "It's exciting to be on stage." (Read More)

  Community Foundation contributes $75,000 to help secure retail space for ReStore of Habitat for Humanity

As Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Oshkosh, Inc., Steve has been inundated with donations for Habitat's newest venture: ReStore. (Read More)


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